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Collective Trauma and the Relational Field
Journal Title: QUADERNI DI GESTALT 
Author/s: Miriam Taylor 
Year:  2021 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  10 Pg. 73-82 FullText PDF:  180 KB
DOI:  10.3280/GEST2021-001008
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Taken from a whole field perspective, this paper considers some of the factors and pro-cesses that form the ground from which collective experiences may be constructed as being traumatic. The history of pandemics sheds light on the current Coronavirus pandemic, in which we see these processes repeated, as is the nature of trauma. Changes in our ways of being in the world (Herman, 1992), and with one another, especially when working in an un-familiar space are viewed through the lens of meeting, contact and disconnection.
Keywords: Collective trauma, situation, contact, safety, retraumatization

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Miriam Taylor, Collective Trauma and the Relational Field in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2021, pp. 73-82, DOI:10.3280/GEST2021-001008

   

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